The Grilled Tofu Steaks with Piquillo Salsa Verde recipe is an easy 25 minute recipe that serves 4. It is quick and great for a light meal.

Servings               4

Ready in               25 minutes


·         8 jarred piquillo peppers—drained, rinsed and cut into 1/2-inch-thick strips

·         3 tablespoons capers, drained and coarsely chopped

·         3 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley leaves

·         1 shallot, minced

·         1 1/2 tablespoons sherry vinegar

·         1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

·         Pinch of cayenne

·         5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

·         Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

·         18 ounces firm tofu, drained and sliced into 8 rectangles

·         Four 1/2-inch-thick slices of ciabatta

  1. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. In a medium bowl, mix the piquillo pepper strips with the chopped capers, chopped parsley, minced shallot, sherry vinegar, ground cumin, cayenne and 3 tablespoons of the olive oil. Season the piquillo salsa verde with salt and pepper.
  2. Pat the tofu slices dry with paper towels. Brush the tofu and bread on both sides with the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill the bread over moderately high heat, turning once, until lightly charred, about 2 minutes. Grill the tofu, turning once, until grill marks form and the tofu is heated through, about 6 minutes. Transfer the grilled bread and tofu pieces to plates. Spoon the piquillo salsa verde over the tofu and serve.
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